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Image of Equestrian Figure of Victor Emanuel II

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Equestrian Figure of Victor Emanuel II

ca. 1865
19th c
14 1/2 in. x 12 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. (36.83 cm x 31.75 cm x 11.43 cm)

Staffordshire, England, English, b. mid 17th Century

Object Type: Ceramic
Creation Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire
Medium and Support: Earthenware with enamel decoration
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
Accession Number: 2005.119

Victor Emanuel II (1820 - 1878) was the first King of a united Italy - the modern Italy as we know it today. With the devoted leadership of his great military champion Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807 - 1882), Victor Emanuel's armies swept French forces out of Italy and established a unified government on the Italian peninsula.

2007: Kitty Rosenbaum Gallery, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
2003 - 2004: "Clay Bodies: Staffordshire Figurative Ceramics from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld," October 4, 2003 - April 4, 2004, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

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Representational Earthenware sculpture

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  • H: 14 1/2; W: 12 1/2; D: 4 1/2 inches Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (36.83 x 31.75 x 11.43 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
    Role: collectors
    Place: Los Angeles, California
    Dates: 2005

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